This Week (122)

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Acquired Books*

The Founder’s Curse by Danelle O’Donnell [review request]

Cinders & Sapphires by Leila Rasheed and  Wentworth Hall by Abby Grahame [library]

Altered by Ginnifer Albin [bought]

Reading Plans

I’m reading Cinders & Sapphires right now. It’s amusing enough. I can see the Downton Abbey elements in it but I can also see the characters are different. I’ll read Wentworth Hall after I finish Cinders.

When I finish both of those, I’ll get to my review request book!

What I’ve Been Watching

Last night’s Doctor Who episode was interesting. I really like when episodes focus on universal fears (particularly childhood fears). It’s something everyone can relate to. I can’t wait to see more of Danny Pink.

I watched some more Downton Abbey. I just got the final disc of Season 4 to watch and then I’ll be caught up! I’ve been watching more Psych. It’s silly which is sometimes just what I need.

I tried an episode of North and South. It was okay. It’s a British period piece which I seem to really enjoy. I tried an episode of Numb3rs. It was okay. It seemed like a fairly typical procedural cop show. I tend to enjoy those well enough, I just always want something more from them.

What did you get this past week?
What are you planning on reading this week?

*I’m linking up to Stacking the Shelves hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. I miss seeing all the good books people get! I’m sure my TBR lists doesn’t miss it though.



5 thoughts on “This Week (122)

  1. I didn’t get any books last week. (I know, I’m shocked too.) I’m a couple of weeks behind on my Doctor Who, but I heard Moffat created another scary villain, so I’m looking forward to that. Oh, Crewel looks really good!

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    Sounds like you had a great week!

    • I think you’d enjoy it. I don’t recall anything of his typical treatment of women. Moffat actually does pretty well when dealing with basic universal fears like in “The Empty Child”/fear of not being able to find your parent and this episode/something under the bed.

      The episode does do some weird things with Clara, the Doctor’s timeline, and plot holes but I was willing to overlook them for now because of how much I liked the episode. It’s not “Blink” level good but it’s quite enjoyable.

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